M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication

Panjab University
In Chandigarh

Rs 13,000
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  • Master
  • Chandigarh
  • Duration:
    2 Years

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Panjab University, Chandigarh, 160014, Punjab, India
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· Requirements

A candidate who � Is a graduate of Panjab University with 50% marks in the aggregate or at least 45% marks in the subject of Journalism & Mass Communication or Possesses a qualification of another University recognized as, equivalent to (a) shall be eligible to take the entrance test for the M.A. course.

Course programme

The School of Communication Studies, earlier known as the Department of Mass Communication, is the oldest in South Asia, having started its innings in 1941 at the University of Punjab, Lahore. The School has an extremely strong alumni base with its former students occupying key positions in a number of media organizations, H.K. Dua, Editor-in-chief, The Tribune; Shekhar Gupta, Editor-in-Chief, The Indian Express; Pankaj Paul, Managing Director, Hindustan Time; Kanwar Sandhu, Resident Editor, Hindustan Times; Shireen Sethi, Director, INX Media, are just some of them.
The syllabus covers all areas of Mass Communication - Print Journalism, Broadcast Journalism, Public Relations and Advertising. Internship is provided to each student in prestigious media organizations twice during their stay at the School. A number of practical training activities on a day to day basis are undertaken by the students in all the courses offered by the School and the evaluation hinges upon a continuous assessment of the students� performance throughout the year.
The School also offers three Post Graduate Diplomas in Hindi Journalism, Punjabi Journalism and Advertising and Public Relations along with a PhD program.
The School�s proposal for a Community Radio Station is under process with the I&B Ministry. The School is also starting and Educational Multi Media Centre. That in itself will be the catalyst to start short term Diploma and Certificate courses in Radio Jockeying, TV Anchoring, Video Production, Script Writing etc.

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